Job vacancy

Assistant Management Accountant – Maternity Cover

Bath (UK)
Job type
12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Salary band
£27,000 - £40,000 DOE
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Company overview

Our mission is to work for a healthy, equitable, inclusive, safe and sustainable world. We serve this mission through the provision of international consultancy in health, social justice and social development, focusing on fragile and conflict-affected states, to ensure that our work reaches the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. We aim to practice business as a force for social and environmental good and expect all our employees, partners and suppliers to abide by our Code of Business Ethics.


With companies in the UK, Kenya, Nigeria, Cyprus and Bangladesh we have a portfolio of international development programmes as well as fund management responsibilities. We are Fund Manager for UK Aid Direct and UK Aid Match – The Foreign Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO) central funding mechanisms for awarding grants to small and medium sized UK and international civil society organisations working to reduce poverty overseas and achieve the Global Development Goals. We also manage the AmplifyChange fund; a multi-donor fund supporting advocacy in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) across Africa and South Asia.


Job context

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Assistant Management Accountant to cover a period of maternity leave on a full time basis on a 12 month fixed term contract.

The position is key to assistance and where applicable direct undertaking and production of management accounting tasks and providing financial management reports both at Group, Corporate and Contracts / Projects Levels.

You will be capable of supervising a small team of finance officers to ensure financial processing is completed to a timely manner and to a high standard.  As a senior member of the team, you will take ownership and direct management of specific finance functions with accuracy and minimal supervision.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to;

Prepare and provide assistance with management and financial accounting tasks which include:

  • Provide preparation of revenue bills and work in progress
  • Complete preparation and mangement of Grant funds claims billing and claims process
  • Have solid understanding of cost recognition to include apportionment of staff labour costs, apportionment of direct and indirect costs
  • Complete accruals and prepayments
  • Review of nominal ledger postings for errors
  • Process reconciliation of balance sheet, subsidiary intercompany accounts and reconciliation of project ledger activity to nominal ledger direct costs
  • Complete the calculation of inter-company interest
  • Posting of all journals relative to the above
  • Responding to queries from Finance Officers and stakeholders in relation to transactional postings

Other duties & responsibilities include:

  • Provide assistance in the development of budget development and preparation
  • Prepare and provide assistance with management accounting reporting

Reporting and organisation

This is a UK based position reporting to the Senior Finance Manager and is based in Bath. It is a permanent, full time role. Occasional international travel may be required.

This is a fantastic opportunity for either a Part Qualified Accountant (or QBE) from a professional services or consultancy background who is looking to enhance their experience in a specialist finance team.  A minimum of 5 years experience is required, as is strong working knowledge of MS Office, MS Projects and Sage Accounting.

Please download the job description for full details of the job/person specification and details of benefits package.


To apply;

please send in your CV and covering letter to by Friday 10 December 2021.  Early application is encouraged.

If you are looking for your next challenge and are in possession of the above then we are keen to hear from you.


MannionDaniels is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults. All our employees are expected to share this commitment and abide by our Business Code of Ethics at all times